Movie City Indie Archive for February, 2013
I can imagine Tilda Swinton saying that.
Annapurna Pictures cuts together a brief, taut sizzle reel from its first productions, Lawless, The Master, The Grandmaster, Killing Them Softly, Zero Dark Thirty, Spring Breakers, and does the litany of lines from them not sound like a bold declaration of intent? In part: “‘I’m bad news, I’m not your friend…’ ‘I knew y’all was special, it’s written on your faces…’ ‘Let’s cause some trouble now…’ ‘Don’ you ever touch me agin…’ ‘I just want to make something clear, there is nobody else, there’s just us…’ ’Everybody’s miserable here, they just see the same things…’ ‘If we are not helping him, then it is we who have failed him…’ ‘Don’ make me laugh, I’m livin’ in America and in America you’re on your own.’” And to add one more: “Ye shall know them by their fruits.”
The drinks menu at my fifth Academy Award-coinciding party (Cleo’s, 1935 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago)
Genially, this is the equivalent of Ray Winstone binding himself in a three-piece suit and declaiming the phone book.
“When you’re young and in love the air seems clearer, the sun seems brighter, there’s a spring in the step… But all can so easily go to shit especially with a zombie apocalypse involved.”
[GQ, March 2013.]
The looping, fugue-style fashion of the film comes across cleanly in the compacted form of a trailer, conveniently enough. That, plus that “m” word.
[Rolling Stone Issue 1177.]